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#393: I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

September 11, 2009

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #379: While You Were Gone II: The Wrath of Keith; #390: Daydream Believer

So I've been trying to learn Flash off and on for a long time, and I finally finished a little teaser video for Multiplex. No dialogue or anything (I'm still a Flash newbie), just the theme song and a few quick shots. You can watch it below via YouTube (please rate it, comment, link to it, or whatever at the YouTube page).

For better image quality, head over to the New Readers page and watch it in glorious Quicktime.

Thanks again to Jackson Ferrell of This Week in Webcomics (and the Multiplex Store!) for the guest strip from Wednesday. If you missed it, you can mosey over to the forum — or just wait to see it in the Multiplex: Chapter 2 eBook, which is due… um… sometime this winter. It depends on how quickly I can get these last three bonus strips done, and the cover, and the inside front cover illustration.


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The Multiplex 10 is ten years old this month

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Multiplex-10-Years

Ten years ago this month (on July 10th, 2005, to be specific), I posted two shitty looking comics to a corner of the Stripped Books website. At that point, I had no idea what I was in for: it was a gag strip that would quickly transform into a character-based comedy where people talk about movies — not just superficially about specific movies, but about how people watch and talk about movies of all kinds. The art got a little better, too.

The Multiplex characters took on a life of their own and ultimately turned this comic into an eleven- or twelve-year “epic” about the movie theater industry in one of the most interesting periods in its hundred-year history (and also this one jerk who kinda sorta becomes a slightly better person maybe if you squint your eyes and cock your head to the side a little).

Multiplex’s readership grew quickly in those first few years, thanks in very large part to a pair of guest strips on PvP and some well-placed Project Wonderful ad campaigns (thanks, Something Positive and Shortpacked!), and in the years since it has since retained a small but passionate readership that has supported me time and time again: the Patreon project of course, as well as two successful Kickstarter projects to fund two books I’m very proud of.*

Thank you for allowing me to tell this story.

Thank you for reading.

— Gordon


* Speaking of Kickstarter projects, there will be an announcement about Multiplex: Book Three… very soon.

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